It was raining in Vancouver as we boarded M.S Nordam around lunchtime on the 19th ,we unpacked
and done our life boat drill.
Some sea watching produced Neotropic cormorants a few Brandt's about 30 Glaucous winged gulls
and 4 Sabines 3 ads and 1 juv. Passing Vancouver around 1800 hrs.
0720 hrs up on deck identified golden crowned kinglet and savannah sparrow.at sea numbers of
shearwaters and a pod of Dall's porpoises plus a single great blue heron.
Breakfast 0900hrs be it brief was interrupted by duck ,geese skeins and a party of phalarope.
the ship.We passed Laredo sound around1300hrs then Grenville channel and Kennedy island into
Harlequinn and Wigeon,we called it a day .A formal evening not many in penguin suits just the bonds
and their vodka martinis .